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Preparing for an Interview

Preparing for an Interview

Preparing for an interview can be overwhelming. The anticipation of the unknown can distract from what you should be doing to prepare. Preparing efficiently is critical to having a successful interview and here are a few tips to ensure the interview is a success....

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How to break away from the pack and rise to the top

Having spent the last thirteen years as an executive recruiter in the Washington DC metro area, I’m constantly checking the pulse of the local industries and jobs. I have become addicted to the news and every bit of economic data I can glean from it, as this...

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The Importance of First Impressions

Steve Laskin, Partner with AtlasAdvancement, Inc., an executive search firm in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia has conducted enough interviews to know what works. “Having spent the last 13 years recruiting in the DC Area I have learned many things, but I can say with...

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Employee Spotlight

Mija deserves the employee spotlight this month at AtlasAdvancement, Inc. She has successfully placed five candidates in forty five days. These five candidates ranged from staff level to a Vice President in the government contracting industry. In addition to her hard...

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Celebrating 10 Years of Changing Lives!

In 2002, Jon Bartlett and Steve Laskin started up a recruiting firm in a Tyson’s corner apartment. Their goal was to offer a new type of search with a more effective process. A thousand placements and a decade later, AtlasAdvancement continues to change candidates’...

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Candidates Should Trust the Experts in a Buyer’s Market

Since Monster.com burst on the scene in 1994 and began advertising during the Super Bowl in 1999, the way people look for jobs has changed drastically. Job boards and websites have made it easy to submit resumes and cover letters have disappeared. For the last ten...

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How to Follow Up After an Interview

Following up after a job interview is extremely crucial. In a perfect world all interviews go smoothly, but even if that is not the case, a simple follow up email or note is still recommended. A follow up email or letter after an interview is a reminder to the...

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